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2011 kia sorrento key fob will not work any more

The fob just qiut working

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Should be able to take it apart and take the battery out for 15-30 seconds or longer. Then put it back in. While your at it, you might as well change the battery but doing this will reset it.

Posted on Jun 12, 2009

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SOURCE: My key is stuck in the ignition of my Kia Sorrento

Three days ago my key was stuck in the ignition on my 2008 Kia Sedona. I could start it. I could shut it off and the key would turn to the acc. position but it wouldn't go to lock so I could pull the key out. I unhooked the battery cable and the key came right out everytime.
I called service departments at two different dealerships and they were no help. One dealership told me the switch was in the transmission and he thought they would have to go in deep to fix it. The other one told me it was either in the ignition switch or it was an electrical issue they would have to track down. I guess the last one was kind of right but this is how I fixed it. Just understand my problem might be different than yours. This worked for me and I feel it's worth trying. It wasn't a hard fix once I dug in and found the problem.

I want to say that this is just for "Informational Purposes Only". Even though this should be an easy enough of a fix just understand "I am not responsible for accidents." Use your head and you should be fine.

Getting started,

1. I took the trim cover off around the gear shift. It just pops off but still be careful not to force it or you will break it. No need to unhook the wires once it is off. Just let it hang to the passenger side out of the way.

2. Hook your battery up if it isn't already. This might sound strange to some because normally you unhook your battery before working on a car but you need power to check this problem.

3. (O)Make sure your PARKING BRAKE is set.(O)

4. Locate the key release microswitch under the left side of the black cover plate that has Park, Rev., Neutral, and Drive on it. Between the cover plate that I just mentioned and the interior molded console itself is where I could see the microswitch but only with a flashlight. It's actually mounted under the area where the P, R, N, and D are located on the cover plate so while sitting in the driver seat you will need to bend down with your light and look up under the cover plate. (If you don't see it try this.) Turn your key on and press the brake to release the gear shift button. While looking under the cover plate and pushing the gear shift button repeatedly you can see the parts under the cover plate pushing up on the microswitch.

(Here is where I noticed my problem. When I let go of the gear shift button there is a plastic piece that pushes up on the lever of the microswitch making it close the circuit. The problem was the plastic piece wasn't pushing the metal lever of the switch "far enough" to close it. I fixed it like this.)

5. I reached in with a small long screwdriver and placed the screwdriver under the middle of the metal lever on the microswitch. With another small screwdriver I reached in and pushed in the end of the lever down just slightly. It will bend easily. Make sure to hold pressure up with the first screwdriver against the middle of the metal lever to keep it from bending back at the switch. I was afraid it could break the switch if I hadn't done that. It took a couple of tries not to bend it too much.

6. Try pushing the gear shift button now and release it.
If done right the switch should close. I could hear a relay click in the ignition switch when it closed. The key then pulled out everytime like there was no issue.

7. If it worked put the the trim cover back on and I hope you never have any problems with it again.

If it didn't work try engaging the switch with a screw driver and see if you hear the clicking in the ignition. (Make sure your battery is hooked up for this or your wasting your time. I'm just saying.) If it doesn't make a clicking sound or if your key still doesn't remove than it has to be either that this microswitch is faulty, ignition switch or something else completely. At that point hope you have a good service department where you live.

I couldn't find anything anywhere on the web that helped with this issue so I hope this does help someone else who has been in a bind. Good Luck!

Posted on Feb 18, 2012

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SOURCE: how to program key fob for 2011 hyundai santa fe

The remote can't be programmed at home, it takes a special electronic tool to do the job.

Posted on Jun 08, 2012

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SOURCE: fuel pump replacement on a 2003 kia sorrento

Remove negative battery terminal, release tank pressure by opening gas cap, remove the rear seat, you will see a cover, remove the cover, you will now see the top of the gas tank and also the pump, the pump is located inside the tank and can be removed from the top, next remove the connector from pump, remove the lines, note : cover lines with a rag as you remove there may be a little pressure, this will help gas from spray all over, with connector removed and lines removed you will now remove the six bolts holding the pump in, lift and remove the pump, take note of the position, make a ref mark so you can reinstall pump in top of tank facing the right way. this is called a fuel pump module, here is a picture of the pump unit.10_6_2012_2_55_35_pm.jpg

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May be keyfob needs reprogramming.

Keyfob remote reprogramming is not very difficult but on some cases it can be done by dealer service tools.

If the remote s faulty then key fob will not get programmed.

Insert the key in ignition. Turn the key to on position, and cycle the key three times off-on-off-on-off-on. Then with the key fob remote select your remote and then try to operate the vehicle with remote.

These are just the basic procedure, but sometimes it will not help.

On that case dealer is the only option.


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There are few much related troubleshooting links mentioned below for remote key fob reprogramming. I suggest you to go through the list and click the link below to go through its details and procedure: -------




Theft indicator not letting car to start?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/02/theft-indicator-not-letting-car-to.html

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2009 Toyota Highlander: Smart Key Not getting Detected?

http://whatisbyme.blogspot.in/2012/05/2009-toyota-highlander-smart-key-not.html


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2007 Toyota Prius: Reprogram Remote Keyfob?

http://whatisbyme.blogspot.in/2012/05/2007-toyota-prius-reprogram-remote.html

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http://whoisbyme.blogspot.in/2012/07/pin-that-holds-flick-key-part-to-key-fob.html

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2006 Toyota Hilux: Programming New Key?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/04/2006-toyota-hilux-programming-new-key.html

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Where is Key chip memory located on 2004 ford Freestar?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2012/01/where-is-key-chip-memory-located-on.html

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http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/ford-keyless-remote-fob-reprogramming.html

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http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/after-getting-car-washedcheck-engine.html

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http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2011/12/audi-a8-key-fob-programming.html

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These details will help.

Thanks.

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Try with brand new key fob battery and see.If that helps.
Otherwise May be keyfob needs to be reprogrammed.

KEYFOB PROGRAMMING


Keyfob remote reprogramming is not very difficult but on some cases it can be done by dealer service tools.

If the remote s faulty then key fob will not get programmed.

Insert the key in ignition. Turn the key to on position, and cycle the key three times off-on-off-on-off-on. Then with the key fob remote select your remote and then try to operate the vehicle with remote.

These are just the basic procedure, but sometimes it will not help.

On that case dealer is the only option.


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There are few much related troubleshooting links mentioned below for remote key fob reprogramming. I suggest you to go through the list and click the link below to go through its details and procedure: -------

2009 Toyota Highlander: Smart Key Not getting Detected?

http://whatisbyme.blogspot.in/2012/05/2009-toyota-highlander-smart-key-not.html


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http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/after-getting-car-washedcheck-engine.html

-----------

Audi A8 Key Fob Programming?


http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2011/12/audi-a8-key-fob-programming.html

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http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2011/12/buick-lesabre-key-fob-reprogramming.html

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